The concept of taste is itself outmoded. To like a work is almost the same as to recognize it. Value judgments are fictional for the listener who finds him/herself hemmed in by standardized musical goods. The right to freedom of choice can no longer be exercised. People have learned to listen without hearing.– Theodore W Adorno
The conversation between Adorno and Benjamin that led to Adorno writing the essay On the fetish-character in music and the regression of listening
Douglas Lance Gibson took a whole bunch of shots of Snake and I hamming it up for an interview he did that’s going to make up an upcoming issue of Distort. A love letter to Al. I’ve played in three bands with him for ten years now. True love.
legends of oz punk
Bonnie Prince Billy - Black Captain